We are stoked to announce that the Prairie Lights Film Festival will return next October 7th, 8th, and 9th for another celebration of incredible Nebraska filmmaking! We are humbled at the immense response to this past year’s event and look forward to incorporating many of your ideas and feedback via our online survey. Please make sure you like our Facebook page to keep up on all of the selections and news in the coming year.
Submissions are now open and will run through August 1st, 2016! Head to Film Freeway to submit your movie. No submission fees!
And to top it all off, we want to announce a ton of new films that will be World Premiering! FLAT WATER TERRORS 2 and NEBRASKA NOIR will be new anthologies that are currently in the development stage and will be premiering and kicking off the Prairie Lights festival.
FLAT WATER TERRORS 2 is set to terrify Nebraska viewers once again with an eclectic selection of creepy short films. NEBRASKA NOIR is an anthology that will consist of a bunch of amazing crime drama films noir to the screen and will be the first anthology of its kind from Nebraska!
Once again, we’ll have sampler discs available for patrons. Below is the full list of confirmed films and directors with more to be added soon!
- SKELETON DANCE (d. Benito Garcia)
- CRAWFORD PRIVATE EYE (d. Ryan Olsen)
- BACKWASH (d. Daniel Grzeskowiak)
- LIAR, FELLA (d. Dorothy Booraem)
- THE THINGS IN THE HOUSE ON PEACH AVENUE (d. Pete O’Brien)
- VAMPIRE (d. Joshua Weixelman)
- THE BAGMAN (d. Sam Rocha)
- TERPSI’S CATCH (d. Jack Forey)
Thank you all so much for your support and please continue to follow us on Facebook for more details as we move forward. Filmmakers, get your submissions in as soon as you can, we’ll fill up fast once again!